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Learning Journeys with ICT - creative arts

Link education's two most powerful forces, creativity and ICT. These comprehensive, enlightening and user-friendly resources are all about maximising the "What if" in the classroom; generating new ideas and possibilities. They explore how ICT tools contribute to drama and focus on the use of digital tools to enhance visual arts and music in the classroom. These books have the potential to set your students on fire, creatively and motivationally.

Ages: 5-12 years

About the Author

Angie Simmons is an experienced educator who has broad experience in the educational sector of New Zealand. She is interested in current best practice learning approaches that encompass thinking skills, collaboration and problem solving. Angie has owned and operated an early childhood centre, taught at primary schools for many years and worked as a university lecturer, heading an educational technologies programme and teaching prospective teachers. She was also contracted by the Ministry of Education to integrate e-learning into the school curriculum as an ICT professional development facilitator. Angie was the writer for the APN Newspapers in Education programme. View Angie’s blog at

Essential Resources believes in learning. We help teachers teach and students learn.

Our resources are strongly grounded in what works in the classroom, giving teachers lesson plans, tools and strategies they need to make a difference. They support students’ learning through every stage of their schooling, ensuring students excel and can apply their learning to numerous meaningful contexts.

Engaging and of high interest, they are developed to provide students with the skills necessary to become analytical thinkers, problem solvers and idea generators, and to succeed in a multinational work environment.